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I won a $3000 prize for one of the sweepstake events by private company. They are going to write a check for me after I submit the tax forms to claim the prize. If I am on H1b & currently in process of GC, would claiming the sweepstake prize be a problem from future immigration perspective?

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I don't think it's an issue as long as you report it on your tax return. It's not likely you illegally held a second job or anything

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Firstly…is it legit? If it is from a private company, it should be no problem. Also why do they need your tax forms? Was this mentioned in their T&C at the time of participating in the sweepstake?

You should be fine then

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